Gene Budig Death – Dead : Gene Budig Obituary : Cause of Death Unknown.
” WOWK #13SportsZone on Twitter: “SAD NEWS: Former the head of three major universities and the last president of the American League, Gene Budig, has died at age 81. ”
SAD NEWS: Former the head of three major universities and the last president of the American League, Gene Budig, has died at age 81. https://t.co/o92WOZBjqd
— WOWK #13SportsZone (@wowk13sports) September 8, 2020
The New York Yankees mourn the passing of Dr. Gene Budig, who, in addition to his many years of distinguished service in higher education, was President of the American League from 1994 -1999 and was instrumental in the establishment and success of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. pic.twitter.com/cKHzlrpce6
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) September 8, 2020
This is accurate: Gene Budig’s accomplishments were awe-inspiring: last @MLB American League president, chancellor of @UnivOfKansas & @WestVirginiaU & @IllinoisStateU. But most importantly, the dad of my wife, @kathrynbudig. We’ll miss you, Dr. Budig.https://t.co/GQlaEHNHGE
— Kate Fagan (@katefagan3) September 8, 2020
E. Gordon Gee wrote
I am deeply saddened to learn that my dear friend Gene Budig passed away this morning. His service to West Virginia University spanned the gamut from research to athletics, and his commitment to his Mountaineer family never faltered.
We are saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Gene Budig.
“Gene’s humor, sage advice, and pure love of baseball will be sorely missed.” -Marv Goldklang
— Charleston RiverDogs (@ChasRiverDogs) September 8, 2020
“A man of the highest integrity,” former AL president Gene Budig and Yankees owner George Steinbrenner formed a long-lasting friendship that proved meaningful to Budig and the Yankees for many years to come.
— Yankees Magazine (@YanksMagazine) September 8, 2020
Mourning my Chancellor, Gene Budig, who led KU through an era of unprecedented growth and excellence. He was a true champion for higher education and an All-Star leader in his field.
— David Johnston (@daviddjohnston) September 8, 2020
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